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Glenlea / Bansaga
George N. Carleton

Melba Croft Notes from Particulars of Canadian War Vessels Building & projected: Glenlea [C.N. 453] launched 20/7/1943. Canadian Transportation, July 1947, page 418: W.A.C. Ships Sales in April: 1 tug Glenlea – Foundation Maritime Ltd., Halifax, V.S. Canadian List of Shipping 1956: Bansaga [C.177437] registered at Halifax; built at Owen Sound in 1943. 73’ x 20’ x 7’ 6; 97 g.t.; 28 n.t.; 600 hp. Owned by Foundation Maritime Ltd., Halifax. Canadian List of Shipping 1970: Steel tug Bansaga [C.177437] registered at Halifax; built at Owen Sound in 1943. 73’; 97 g.t. Renamed b] George N. Carleton. Moran’s Shoreside Companion 1996: Tug George N. Carleton [C.177437] built by Russel Brothers Ltd., Owen Sound, Ontario for the Government of Canada as Bansaga 1943 – 1947; sold to Foundation Maritime Ltd. 1947 – 1964. Reconstructed repowered and given present name b] George N. Carleton 1964 – present. Owned by Gravel & Lake Services Ltd., Thunder Bay Ontario. Stationed at Thunder Bay. Jaap Bilj Notes: Launched as Glenlea for the Royal Canadian Navy.


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RBF notes: Active Service in Thunder Bay, ON, Sept. 9th, 2001

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Thunder Bay, ON, March 24, 2004.

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SB notes: Thunder Bay, ON, Sept. 4th, 2006

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March 23, 2008. teddyts66 writes: "Start of the shipping season in Thunder Bay."
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